2nd Round Candidates Announced at Romania’s 2020/2021 Enescu Violin Competition

Today, the 2020/2021 George Enescu International Violin Competition, in Bucharest, Romania, announced its 17 2nd round candidates.

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Today, the 2020/2021 George Enescu International Violin Competition, in Bucharest, Romania, announced its 17 2nd round candidates.

The 2020/2021 George Enescu International Violin Competition 2nd round candidates are:

  • Hans Christian Aavik (Estonia)
  • Takamori Arai (Japan)
  • Justina Auskelyte (Lithuania)
  • Maria-Alexandra Bobeico (Romania)
  • Gennaro Cardaropoli (Italy)
  • Ho-Hsuan Feng (Taiwan)
  • Elvin Hoxha Ganiyev (Turkey/Azerbaijan)
  • Nakyung Kang (South Korea)
  • Jeewon Kim (South Korea)
  • Karolina Nowotczyńska (Poland)
  • Tassilo Probst (Germany)
  • Tomotaka Seki (Japan)
  • Valentin Șerban (Romania)
  • Alican Süner (Turkey)
  • Mayu Tokuda (Japan)
  • Ayaka Uchio (Japan)
  • Jaewon Wee (South Korea)

Open to international violinists 32 years of age or younger, the 1st prize winner will be awarded €15,000 ($17,900).

The opening two rounds were hosted online, due to the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 2020 violin jury comprises: Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Remus Azoiţei, Koichiro Harada, Silvia Marcovici, Mihaela Martin, Igor Petrushevski, Eduard Schmieder and Krzysztof Wegrzyn.